Biography of Solomon G. Clements
Allen County, OH Biographies

SOLOMON G. CLEMENTS, farmer. P. O. Lima, was born in Fleming County, Ky., April 3, 1811, and is a son of Gustavus A. and Mary (Gregg) Clements. His paternal grandfather was John Clements. a native of Ireland. and a resident of Virginia, where he died in 1776. His maternal grandfather was Solomon Gregg, a native of Pennsylvania, of English descent, and a pioneer of Fleming County, Ky. In 1811 the parents of our subject settled in Henry County, Ky., where they cleared and improved a farm on which they lived and died. There the subject of this sketch was reared, receiving a limited and common school education, and lived until twenty six years of age, when he located in Gallatin County, Ky. where he resided twelve years. In 1850 he settled in German Township, Allen Co., Ohio. where he cleared and improved a large farm on which he resided up to 1877, and then removed to Bath Township, on the farm where he now resides. Mr. Clements was married March 20. 1834, to America, daughter of John and Keturah (Clements) Hance of Henry County, Ky. The issue of this union was eleven children, six of whom are now living: John, Mary (wife of George Taylor), Gustavus, William. Elvira E. (wife of Christian Mullenour), and Malinda H. (wife of Elvin Hadsel). Mr. and Mrs. Clements are members of the Disciples Church. He is one of the substantial and enterprising farmers of Bath Township. In politics he is a Democrat.

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